Published September 18, 2023
  • Helen Cawley joins from European IP law firm D Young & Co LLP
  • Brings over 20 years’ of experience in trademark law

Intellectual property law firm Mathys & Squire has appointed chartered trademark attorney Helen Cawley as head of its trademark team.

With over 20 years’ of experience in the trademark field, both in-house and in private practice, Helen joins from European intellectual property law firm D Young & Co LLP. Helen’s expertise lies in contentious matters, as well as clearance searches and prosecution work.

Helen’s role at Mathys & Squire will be to further develop the trademark practice, with an emphasis on long-term strategic growth.

Throughout her career, Helen has gained a wealth of experience in trademark prosecution and portfolio management, and is well known for her work on oppositions and cancellation actions for multinational brands, as well as non-profit organizations.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and the International Trade Mark Association (INTA). Helen regularly attends INTA conferences – both the Annual and Leadership meetings. Regular travel has enabled Helen to develop a strong network of contacts throughout the world, most notably in the USA and Japan.

Helen has also overseen training and development of trademark attorneys as well as trademark paralegals and all related support services.

Alan MacDougall, a senior Partner at Mathys & Squire, says: “We are very excited to welcome Helen to our team of trademark attorneys. Trademarks is an area that we have been growing as a firm and is an important part of our overall strategy.

Helen’s experience will stand Mathys & Squire in good stead as we look to take our trademark practice to the next level.”


Helen Cawley says: “I am delighted to be joining Mathys & Squire and thrilled to have the opportunity to lead their renowned trademarks team. Together, we can take the next major step in furthering our strategic development and growth.”


About Mathys & Squire

Founded in 1910, Mathys & Squire is one of the leading full-service intellectual property law firms in Europe, with over 110 years of experience in the protection and commercialization of IP rights.

The firm has more than 60 qualified attorneys and offices in London, Paris, Munich, Luxembourg, Cambridge, Oxford, Manchester, Birmingham, Brighton, and York as well as teams based in China, Japan, and Belfast.

Mathys & Squire is highly ranked in leading legal and IP directories, including The Legal 500, Chambers UK, IAM Patent 1000, and WTR1000.

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